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About Us

We’re Meteoor. Pleased to meet you.

Meteoor, founded in 2014, is a small publishing house
focusing on crafts books for the international market.

 

It all started with a website stuffed with amigurumi (編みぐるみ; crocheted stuffed toys). We were fascinated by the 3D crochetwork, tried some out and along the way we built a community around this specific craft. Today the website www.amigurumipatterns.net has more than 80.000 unique visitors a month and more than 160.000 Facebook fans.

 

As we were already collecting the cutest amigurumi patterns from around the world and had a highly interested audience, we decided to publish a first English paperback with the patterns we loved most. One book was quickly followed by a second and a third… a translation in Dutch, South-Korean and German and a brand growing at great pace.

 

Today Meteoor distributes a series of books that is much loved by crafters from all over the world. With our websites www.amigurumipatterns.net, www.allcrochetpatterns.net and www.allsewingpatterns.net, we aim to reach new crafts communities. Titles on these topics will be added to our portfolio in the upcoming year.

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139

patterns

41700

meters of yarn

300

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The team

Meteoor books works with a small permanent team – hosting the websites, creating the books and bringing them to customers – and a wide network of indie designers. Find out about the people behind Meteoor books.

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Joke Vermeiren

founder, publisher

Joke is in charge of the content in our books. She brings together creative people for new exciting titles.

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Bruno Dillen

managing partner

Bruno is our marketing-guru and go-to-person for everything technically. He’s in charge of B2B relations and distribution.

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Dora Wuyts

project manager,
assistant publisher

Dora is our trusted right hand – following up on book projects, working with freelancers, foreign publishers and printing houses to bring the books to life.

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Our team of pattern designers:

Little Muggles, Moji-Moji Design, Airali Handmade, Woolytoons, Lilleliis, Sweet ‘n Cute Creations, Tales of Twisted Fibers, A Morning Cup of Jo Creations, Pii_Chii, Sarsel, Kamlin Patterns, Auroragurumi, Enna Design, Pica-Pau, Bluephone Studios, Patchwork Moose, Ana Yogui, Susan Morishita, Tilda&Filur, Irene Strange, Footloosefriend, Lisa Jestes Designs, Los Sospechosos, IlDikko, Christel Krukkert, Irene Strange, Jamaica Y Tamarindo, Stuff The Body, Diceberry Designs, Mevvsan, Zabbez, Lia Arjono, LittleAquaGirl, Wei Wei An Crochet, The Flying Dutchman Crochet Design, Ahmaymet Amigurumi